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Augustus Earle

Artist, traveller, writer.

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Augustus Earle — 79 The Wounded Chief Hongi, 1827 Earle shows a chief making a war speech to his warriors. Typical of Maori oratory is the way the speaker moves to and fro, using a weapon or staff to emphasise the main points of his argument Fig. 111.—Aranghie; a portrait after Earle Fig. 49.—Tattooing a thigh. (After Earle.) In 'A Narrative of a Nine Months' residence in New Zealand, in 1827,' Augustus Earle shows this Maori method of tattooing


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